Excited to be going back to school
Purity Wairimu is a form two student at the prestigious Tumutumu Girls’ High School. Like everyone else, the COVID-19 pandemic dealt her a huge blow but she chose to bend with the wind, so to speak, and not break.
“A lot has changed.
When the first COVID-19 case was reported in Kenya in March 2020, the government moved swiftly to curb the spread of the then little known but fatal virus. One of the measures taken was closing learning institutions.
As everyone came to terms with the disruptions, learning institutions adapted new ways
Kenyan schools were shut down in March 2020 after the first case of COVID-19 was reported in the country. When it was clear that the virus was here to stay, the government formed a task force to oversee how learning would resume amid the pandemic.
In September 2020, learning
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